The Neural Mechanism of a Circulatory Response to Stress – Neuroscience News

Researchers from the University of Tsukuba discovered a novel mechanism by which the brain regulates the cardiovascular system in response to stress. By electrically stimulating the lateral habenula, the researchers found that it regulates heart rate and blood pressure via the autonomic nervous system. They then showed that this effect depends on specific receptor subtypes of the neurotransmitter serotonin. This study demonstrates the mechanism by which the brain elicits physiologic effects in response to stress. Credit: University of Tsukuba

https://neurosciencenews.com/cardiovascular-stress-response-18154/

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